Farmers Restaurant group is a collection of restaurants, majority owned by American Family Farmers established on a platform of farm-inspired American food and drink in modern, upscale casual, and eco-friendly settings. FRG created the internationally recognized, award-winning Founding Farmers restaurant in the heart of Washington, D.C., which opened in 2008, and has been host to more than 1.2 million guests since then, as one of the most popular 'must-do' experiences in the nation's capital. FRG works with an ongoing commitment to supporting American family farmers with exceptional culinary and mixology programs, with an eye to providing great service, sourcing regionally and seasonally whenever possible, and to creating unique, inspired, creative, fun and inviting spaces. (read more)
The Farm and Founding Farmers are dedicated to environmentally friendly practices at every turn. We are proud to say that our Founding Farmers flagship location opened as Washington DC's first LEED Gold Certified restaurant, and as the first upscale-casual, full-service LEED Gold restaurant in the country. Our restaurants operate as Certified Green Restaurants® through the Green Restaurant Association, and annually we offset our greenhouse gas emissions with the purchase of offset credits through Carbonfund.org. Our Montgomery County, Md. location, is 100% wind powered.